Jimmy McGhie

He is the perfect little comedy package.

The Scotsman

An easy charm and appealing relaxed manner.


Hilarious, self deprecating and lovable… A fantastic storyteller.

★★★★★ Three Weeks

Jimmy was an Assistant Producer for the BBC’s Science and History Dept, having spent seven years working in factual television before he ran off to join the stand up comedy circus professionally in 2009. Since then he has performed stand up all over the world and appeared on numerous television and radio programmes including the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5, Comedy Central, ABC Australia, Three New Zealand, Absolute Radio and many more.

He has performed 10 solo shows at festivals around the world including the Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Sydney Comedy Festival, Perth Comedy Festival and New Zealand International Comedy Festival.

He is now a top circuit act in the UK, as well as a highly sought after corporate awards host and TV warm up artist. He regularly provides the studio warm up for BBC1’s Graham Norton Show, ITV’s Loose Women and Ch4’s Deal or No Deal.

Jimmy’s most recent show BA (Hons) played to full rooms and critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 and the show was selected as one of the Scotsman newspaper critic’s ‘best shows to see in Edinburgh.’ Jimmy hosted the prestigious Pick of the Fringe 2019 at the Sheraton Hotel for the third time. He will be taking BA (Hons) out on the road in 2020 performing at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and more TBC.